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CLEO TV AND SPECTRUM KICKED OFF INAUGURALCLEO SPEAKS TOUR IN NEW YORK CITY WITH TRAILBLAZERS TRACY GARRAUD, NATASHA ALFORD, NECOLE KANE AND CHARREAH K. JACKSON
Groundbreaking Signature Series to Make Additional Stops in Raleigh, Orlando, Dallas and Los Angeles
Silver Spring, MD - June 17, 2019 - Hosted by CLEO TV and Spectrum, the CLEO SPEAKS: SHE SPEAKS. WE LISTEN tour made its first stop in New York City at the Helen Mills Event Space and Theater. The event included a panel discussion moderated by Tracy Garraud, Co-Host of Sway in the Morning and Founder of She's Beauty and the Beast with featured panelists Natasha Alford, Deputy Editor of the Griot; Necole Kane, Founder ofxoNecole.com; and Charreah K. Jackson, author and CEO. A special screening of Garraud'sCLEO SPEAKS episode was also highlighted.
Speaking on the evening's topic "Finding Yourself After Failure," the women touched on a myriad of issues including insecurities, the power of writing affirmations, fear, overcoming cancer, rebounding from financial hardships, chasing dreams, setting expectations, enduring unsatisfying relationships and much more.
TV One Executives in attendance included SVP of Content Distribution and Sales Strategy Rori Peters, VP of Marketing and Partnerships, Content Distribution and Marketing LaTanya Butler, SVP of Integrated Marketing Jeff Meza, VP of Original Programming and Production Robyn Greene Arrington, and CLEO SPEAKS Executive Producer in Charge of ProductionJason Ryan. Notable guests in attendance included New York State Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn) and Charter Communications executives Rodney S. Capel, Vice President of State Government Affairs; Jennifer Holick, Senior Director, Government & Community Strategy; and Alana Pilar Cantillo, Director of Government Affairs, NYC. Rahdiah Barnes, President of the National Association of Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) New York Chapter was also in attendance.
The groundbreaking signature series, which premiered in February 2019, will make additional stops in Raleigh, Orlando, Dallas and Los Angeles. CLEO SPEAKS is a candid series that gives dynamic women a platform to share their unique experiences and perspectives on issues facing Millennial and Gen X women of color today. Selected for their impact on the world, these true modern leaders - from CEOs and activists to entrepreneurs - share their candor in intimate settings and reveal the personal and emotional journeys that have shaped their careers and influenced their success.
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Launched in January 2019, CLEO TV is a lifestyle and entertainment network targeting Millennial and Gen X women of color. Derived from the name Cleopatra, one of the most powerful, trendsetting, rule-breaking and iconic women in history, CLEO TV offers distinctive content that defies negative and cultural stereotypes of today's modern women. Original and acquired series covering topics such as travel, home design, cooking, talk shows, movies, docu-series, and sitcoms include: Just Eats with Chef JJ, New Soul Kitchen, Living by Design with Jake and Jazz, and Lens of Culture. CLEO TV is currently available on Comcast Xfinity and Charter Spectrum in various markets, as well as Philo. CLEO TV is fully owned by TV One, LLC, a brand of Urban One, Inc., formerly known as Radio One, Inc. [NASDAQ: UONE and UONEK,www.urban1.com], the largest African-American owned multi-media company primarily targeting Black and urban audiences. Visit www.mycleo.tv for more information.